Custom Exteriors is dedicated to providing the information you need to make your Bay Area home energy efficient, beautiful and comfortable. Our blog is designed to provide the latest news and updates about saving money with financing and rebates, building science, tips on increasing your home’s energy efficiency, choosing high quality products and designing the home of your dreams.

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July 17, 2017

Upgrade Your Home’s Windows & Doors — Affordably!

You’ve seen the before and after shots — you know just how much of a difference new windows and doors can make to the curb appeal of a home. But did you also know that they can also increase energy efficiency and... Read more

June 16, 2017

Home Upgrades Made Affordable with PACE Financing

Most homeowners from Oakland east towards Modesto want to upgrade their homes. However, budgets can be limiting and financing can often be a hassle. Fortunately, with ... Read more

June 5, 2017

How to Choose a Window Installer

Selecting the right contractor for any home project is difficult. There are many to choose from, and sometimes it’s hard to discern who will do a great job, and who will only cause headaches. 

If you’ve been... Read more

June 2, 2017

A beautiful home can add a little more joy to your life and can increase value for potential buyers if you ever decide to sell. Making your house stand out in the Bay Area can be accomplished with help from Custom... Read more

May 31, 2017

How to Care For & Maintain Your Vinyl Windows

Although you certainly enjoy a clean home, it’s unlikely you take much pleasure in getting there. While washing the dishes, dusting, or vacuuming might still not seem so bad — cleaning the windows, on the other hand, is... Read more

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May 26, 2017

Like any fixture in your home, it’s essential that your windows are installed properly to ensure safety for you and your family. At Custom Exteriors, our trained professional installers are highly skilled and always install ... Read more

Upgrade Your Home & Save with Low Interest Rates from HERO, Custom Exteriors
April 28, 2017

There are virtually endless ways of upgrading your home to add value, functionality, and increase energy efficiency. Installing new windows and doors... Read more

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April 24, 2017

With spring finally here, many people living in the San Francisco Bay Area are already beginning to suffer from seasonal allergies. You may think that the only solution to avoiding allergy symptoms is to stay indoors and avoid going outside, but even this isn’t enough for those who have... Read more

Steps to Prevent Mold from Growing Around Your Windows, Custom Exteriors, CA
April 21, 2017

If you’ve ever noticed mold growing on your window sill, frame, glass, or track, it’s time to take control of the situation. Although it’s uncommon for the mold growing in these areas to be Stachybotrys (toxic, black mold), any kind of mold growth can be harmful to indoor air quality,... Read more

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April 14, 2017

If you’ve noticed condensation accumulating on your windows, you might be worried that this means you need to replace them. Fortunately, condensation isn’t caused by your windows.

Exterior & Interior Window Pane Condensation

Condensation occurs... Read more


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